Wild Bird Identification

British Wild Birds

Song Lark

Included below within each section as well as basic Song Lark details and bird facts there is a small audio player of Song Lark bird calls. Below there are links which go to each sub section of Song Lark.

List of Song Lark

Skylark Bird


Skylark food includes seeds and insects. Skylarks are visible across the UK. Nests are built within the ground and concealed by grass. Present all year but numbers appear to be declining. Similar to the woodlark they are larger and a deeper brown colour. Sexes are alike. Three to five eggs are usually laid and once hatched will not fly for at least three weeks. Includes Skylark bird call.

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Woodlark Bird


The Woodlark will eat insects and seeds. Mainly visible in the South of England. The nest is made into a cup of grass, moss and roots built on the ground. Present all year. Various shades of light and dark brown with hints of chestnut. Also a light brownish white underside. The Woodlark has a shorter tail than the skylark. Typically laying 3-4 eggs incubated for 12-16 days. Both parents tend to their young and they will fly after about 12 days. Includes Woodlark bird call.

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